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Cochin (Bolgatty Island)

(Also known as Bolgatty Island )

Kerala | India
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Cochin (Bolgatty Island) is categorised as Heritage / Beachside / Getaways


Views from Bolgatty Island (Nivalink Trip Dated - 13 May 2009)

Reasons to Visit
  • Bolgatty Island is is one of the 4 islands of Cochin (Fort Cochin, Willingdon, Vypeen and Bolgatty) and home of the heritage hotel, Island resort and Marina House Hotel
  • Built by the Dutch in 1744, the Bolgatty Palace served as the British Residency until 1947 and is today a heritage hotel run by the Kerala Tourism Development Corporation alongwith Island resort and Marina House Hotel.
  • Bolgatty Island offers excellent harbour front views and large spreadout area, unlike any other location in Cochin.
  • There is a direct bridge over to Vypeen from Bolgatty and a boat connectivity to Fort Cochin, Ernakulam and Willingdon Island
Recommendations
  • Destinations in and around Cochin"Bolgatty Island lies in heart of Cochin on an island that is accessible via a 5 minute ferry ride from Ernakulam / Fort Cochin or 10 minute car ride from Ernakulam. Bolgatty is home to a large hotel that is popular for events, destination weddings, conferences and conventions."
Access Information

Cochin (Bolgatty Island) has 1 Hotels approved and listed with Nivalink

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Premium1
Type of HotelsCount
Resort1

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Cochin (Bolgatty Island) has 18 Add Ons approved and listed with Nivalink.

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Activities5
Bird Watching2
Cycling6
Experience8
Guide Services2
Hiking1

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List of Service Add Ons for Cochin (Bolgatty Island)

Activities

Services Rates Starting From
Cycle along the Kochi CoastRs. 1950
Half Day Kayaking in the Backwaters of AlleppeyRs. 3334
Hike Bike & Kayak in KeralaRs. 4300
Kayaking at ThattekkadRs. 4000
The Backwater ExperienceRs. 4200

Bird Watching

Services Rates Starting From
Full Day Guided Bird Watching in ThattekadRs. 1445
Half Day Guided Bird Watching in ThattekadRs. 1167

Cycling

Services Rates Starting From
Cycle along the Kochi CoastRs. 1950
Cycling through Fort CochinRs. 4000
Cycling through the Beaches and Backwaters Cochin (Fort Cochin)Rs. 3500
Fort Kochi on bikesRs. 1100
Hike Bike & Kayak in KeralaRs. 4300
The Backwater ExperienceRs. 4200

Experience

Services Rates Starting From
Cultural Art PerformanceRs. 650
Cycle along the Kochi CoastRs. 1950
Kalari ProgrammeRs. 300
Kalari Training ClassesRs. 556
Kathakali Make up & PerformanceRs. 350
Learn Yoga in CochinRs. 1667
The Backwater ExperienceRs. 4200
Visit to the Cultural MuseumRs. 56

Guide Services

Services Rates Starting From
Audio Guide for AlleppeyRs. 250
Audio Guide for KochiRs. 250

Hiking

Services Rates Starting From
Hike Bike & Kayak in KeralaRs. 4300

5 Travel Ideas listed for Cochin (Bolgatty Island). Click here for reviewing them.

Destination Ideas

  • Bird Watching In Thattekad
  • Elephant Training Camp At Kodanad
  • Kerala in Monsoon

Festivals linked to Cochin (Bolgatty Island) (Kerala)

  • Malayattoor Perunnal
  • Thrissur Pooram

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    The Palace is over 450 years old having a typical Kerala Architecture and houses a collection of historic documents and relic
    Heritage Site
    Royal Heritage
    4
    At Kerala Folklore Theatre and Museum one gets a glimpse of Kerala art and crafts. There are live performances in the evening. A visit here is very popular with guests to Kerala.
    Arts Crafts Culture
    Cultural Centre, Live Performances
    9
    Jewish Synagogue at Fort Cochin was built in 1568 and is the oldest synagogue in the Commonwealth of Nations.
    Heritage Site
    Synagogue
    14
    St Francis Church is a tourist attraction at Fort Cochin. It was built in 1503 and is the oldest European church in India
    Church
    Roman Catholic Church
    16
  • NameDescriptionCategorySub-CategoryDistance(Kms)
    Museum of Kerala History is where Important scenes of Kerala history are portrayed through sculptures
    Museum
    History
    12
    Mattancherry Palace known as the Dutch Palace features Kerala murals depicting Hindu temple art, portraits and exhibits of the royal family of Kochi.
    Heritage Site
    Royal Heritage
    16
    A complex spread over 54 acres. The complex has an archaeological Museum, a Heritage Museum, a Deer Park, a prehistoric park and a childrens park.
    Museum
    Archeological Museum, Heritage Museum
    16
    Santa Cruz Cathedral was built in 1905. Santa Cruz was proclaimed a Basilica by the Pope John Paul II in 1984.
    Church
    Roman Catholic Church
    16
    A craft village at Fort cochin that offers a wide ranging live performances. A visit here is very popular with guests to Fort cochin.
    Arts Crafts Culture
    Cultural Centre, Live Performances
    16
    The Catholic Church at Pallippuram known as Church of "Our Lady of Snow" or "Manjumatha" is an important pilgrim centre for Christians near Ernakulam (20 kms).
    Church
    Roman Catholic Church
    20
    An elephant training camp on Cochin - Munnar route and a popular for overseas travellers and families with kids for a bit of fun with elephants and a touristy elephant ride.
    Activity
    Elephant Experience
    40

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Average Day / Night Temperature of Cochin,Kerala,India

January
34°C / 24°C
February
34°C / 25°C
March
35°C / 26°C
April
34°C / 26°C
May
33°C / 27°C
June
30°C / 26°C
July
30°C / 25°C
August
31°C / 25°C
September
32°C / 24°C
October
33°C / 25°C
November
33°C / 25°C
December
34°C / 24°C

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Nearest Airport in Cochin (Bolgatty Island)
  • Cochin International Airport ( COK ) , Cochin (Ernakulam)-9 Kms
Nearest Railway Stations in Cochin (Bolgatty Island)
  • Ernakulam Junction (South) ( ERS ), Cochin (Ernakulam)-9 Kms
Recommended travel connections to Cochin (Bolgatty Island) from Major Cities.

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